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State playoffs: East Hall girls advance to semifinals with 68-54 win

February 27th, 2015 05:31 p.m.


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Flowery Branch coach enthused for state semifinal game

The 2008 season has already been a roller coaster of sorts for Flowery Branch - from the low of the opening night loss at Stephens County, to the high of the eight-game winning streak that followed, to the momentary dip that was the loss to Gainesville in the final week of the regular season. Now, after returning to Stephens County to start a new winning streak, the Falcons are peaking just in time for trip to LaGrange. Coach Lee Shaw, who has guided the program since its 0-10 beginning in 2002, spoke with Times sports editor Brent Holloway on Tuesday about ...

December 10, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Buford quarterback leads without star status

BUFORD - His offensive stats don't jump off the sports page like some high school quarterbacks, but you could argue that Buford High's Michael May is more important to the Wolves than some 3,000-yard passers are to their teams.

December 10, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


High school scoreboard: Carnes scores 1,000th point in loss

Jaymee Carnes surpassed 1,000 points in her career with 17 points for Class AAA's No. 3 ranked Gainesville (1-1) in a 45-43 loss to Class AAA's No. 4 ranked Franklin County on Tuesday night in Carnesville.

December 10, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Flowery Branch to pre-sell semifinal tickets

Flowery Branch athletic director Shannon Benton has announced that the school will offer tickets for public purchase to the Falcons game against LaGrange High School in the Class AAA football semifinals on Friday.

December 09, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Athlete of the week: Moon shines for Lady Spartans

Four years of high school basketball seems to have paid off for West Hall's Jayla Moon. At this point, she can do pretty much anything on the court.

December 09, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Flowery Branch's secondary sets the bar high

FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch senior back Chris Lipscomb never lets football practice get in the way of having a good time on the field. The defensive back/wide receiver has earned quite a reputation with his teammates for being the ringleader of dishing out of the jokes at their expense.

December 09, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school scoreboard: Lakeview, Banks County split games

The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season with a 80-51 win against Banks County on Monday in Homer.

December 09, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Local sports briefs: West Hall boys win East Jackson tourney

Four players scored in double figures to help West Hall defeat Grayson 76-62 to win the East Jackson Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.

December 08, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Murphy: Tales of the 'road warriors'

Following Flowery Branch's run through the playoffs is becoming quite a compelling story. The Falcons' are loaded with storylines that an outsider looking in can latch on to.

December 08, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Football playoffs: Buford, Flowery Branch stay on title path

What's old hat for Buford is new territory for Flowery Branch.

December 07, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: West Hall girls win in overtime

Jayla Moon scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the West Hall Lady Spartans to a 55-53 overtime win over Monroe Area on Saturday at the East Jackson Tip-Off Tournament in Commerce.

December 07, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Chestatee JV wrestlers finish fifth in tourney

The Chestatee High JV wrestling team finished in fifth place at the North Forsyth JV tournament in Cumming.

December 07, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Falcons reach state semifinal with 35-17 win

MILLEDGEVILLE - Flowery Branch senior fullback Daniel Drummond said he couldn't come up with the right words to describe his team's 35-17 win over unbeaten and second-ranked Baldwin in the Class AAA state quarterfinals Friday night.

December 07, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Volleyaball All-Area

First Team All Area

December 07, 2008 | | High schools


Volleyball Player of the Year: Flowery Branch's Jennica Ramey

It was while watching her play in the sixth grade that Flowery Branch volleyball coach Bryan Mavis knew he had something special in setter Jennica Ramey.

December 07, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


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High school scoreboard: Feb. 20

Hanna Grogan scored 17 points for the Lady Lions, but Lakeview Academy fell 51-43 to Calvary Day in the first round of the Class A Private basketball state tournament on Friday in Savannah.

February 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Buford girls ride defense, free throws to 46-34 win over Westover

BUFORD - Buford coach Gene Durden had to get the Lady Wolves back to their "bread and butter" to finally gain the separation they needed against Westover.

February 20, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Gainesville girls reach quarterfinals on Hawks' buzzer-beater

EVANS - The ball was in the right hands for Gainesville in the final seconds of Friday's second-round playoff game against Greenbrier. Sophomore Taylor Hawks took the pass from Shikiya Brown, looked both ways and just before time expired drained a finger-roll shot in the lane to secure the upset win of the second-ranked Lady Wolfpack in Evans.

February 20, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Jones sisters lead Commerce girls to first-round win

COMMERCE - Freshmen normally aren't the go-to players for any team, especially during the playoffs.

February 20, 2015 | Charles Phelps | High schools


Banks County boys top East Jackson in first round of Class AAA playoffs

HOMER – If there's a winning formula for the second-seed Banks County Leopards in the Class AAA state playoffs, it is get it to the big men.

February 19, 2015 | Times regional staff | High schools


Cockfield's 31 points lead Johnson boys to 72-44 win over Southeast Whitfield

Behind smothering defense and Ty Cockfield's game-high 31 points, Johnson's victory over Southeast Whitfield was never in question.

February 19, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Gainesville boys pull off upset over No. 1 seed North Atlanta

Gainesville junior D'Marcus Simonds scored 33 points and knocked down a game-winning shot at the buzzer in overtime for a 56-54 win against North Atlanta in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state tournament on Thursday.

February 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Chestatee girls fall to Pickens 42-37 in first round of state

Chestatee allowed five quick points by Pickens' Haley Kalson in the final minute of the first half Thursday to open the postseason in Gainesville. It didn't appear to be too much to overcome at the time, trailing by only three at intermission.

February 19, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


East Hall girls, boys win in first-round state playoff games

In some ways, it took East Hall an entire season to hold off and ultimately defeat Oconee County in Wednesday's first-round state playoff game.

February 18, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Banks County girls knock off Jefferson in first-round state playoff game

JEFFERSON - The Banks County Lady Leopards' tough region served them well in the opening round of the Class AAA state basketball tournament.

February 18, 2015 | Charles Phelps | High schools


High school scoreboard: Feb. 18

Shikiya Brown tallied 13 points to lead Gainesville's girls to a 54-34 win over Kell in the first round of the Class AAAAA tournament on Wednesday in Marietta.

February 18, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Many of tonight's basketball playoff games postponed

For the second straight day, icy conditions are taking a toll on the basketball state playoffs in Northeast Georgia.

February 18, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Buford girls roll past Heritage in first round of Class AAAA playoffs

With his team missing each of its opening eight field goal attempts, Buford Lady Wolves coach Gene Durden yanked his starters and hoped the move would send a message.

February 17, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Lakeview basketball teams make playoffs

The Lakeview Academy basketball teams have qualified for the Class A Private playoffs, according to GHSA power ratings released Tuesday, with the Lions boys the 16th and final team to make their bracket.

February 17, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


Heath, Cox aid Georgia Tech in rare basketball win against Clemson

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has tried to help his players keep faith that the season is not lost.

February 17, 2015 | Associated Press | High schools


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